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What’s new in VMware Horizon 7.1 for VDI infrastructure users?
Posted by Alex Samoylenko on March 31, 2017
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VMware has recently released an update to its main platform for enterprise virtual and physical desktops infrastructure management – VMware Horizon 7.1. More than six months has passed since the release of the previous Horizon 7.0.2 version, and a whole year since the release of the major Horizon 7.

During this time, VMware managed to carry out a lot of interesting and useful developments, such as Just-in-Time Management Platform (JMP) and Instant Clones technology improvements, so let’s take a look at the list of the main new Horizon 7.1 capabilities, which can come in handy in your enterprise VDI infrastructure:

Horizon 7.1 New Platform Features

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What is Smart Policies and how it works in VMware Horizon 7 infrastructure
Posted by Alex Samoylenko on February 21, 2017
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As administrators of VMs infrastructure based on VMware Horizon 7 well know, the last version of VMware User Environment Manager 9.0 (UEM) solution provides an interesting feature – Smart Policies. This functionality allows customization of user environment on a virtual desktop, depending on various conditions, such as the location from which the user logs in.

VMware User Environment Manager Management Console

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Citrix issues Raspberry Pi client boxes
Posted by Oksana Zybinskaya on May 27, 2016
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Citrix has revealed a desktop thin client based on the Raspberry Pi microcomputer –  HDX Ready Pi, which is a Citrix-built box containing the Raspberry Pi 3 hardware and a ViewSonic Linux build designed specifically to run with the Citrix HDX virtual desktop platform. The device contains a Raspberry Pi 3 board, a power supply and ports for the Pi’s HDMI, ethernet and USB connections. It connects to a XenDesktop and XenApp server that hosts the virtual instances of each individual PC.pibox

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